Claudio Roditi

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Claudio Roditi
Claudio Roditi Unterfahrt 2010-03-21-004.jpg
Claudio Roditi, 2010
Background information
Born(1946-05-28)May 28, 1946
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
GenresJazz, Brazilian jazz
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsTrumpet
Years active1970–present
LabelsGreen Street, Uptown, Milestone, Candid, Reservoir, Nagel-Heyer, Resonance
Associated actsPaquito D'Rivera, United Nation Orchestra, Brazilian All-Stars, Kenny Barron

Cláudio Roditi (born May 28, 1946 in Rio de Janeiro) is a Brazilian jazz trumpeter.

He came to America in 1970 to study at the Berklee School of Music in Boston. In 1976 he moved to New York City, where he played with Herbie Mann and Charlie Rouse. In the 1980s he worked with Paquito D'Rivera. He is a member of Dizzy Gillespie's United Nations Orchestra.[1]

In 1995, he received a Grammy Award nomination for "Symphonic Bossa Nova" and another in 2010 for Best Latin Jazz Album for Brazilliance X 4.[2]

Discography[edit]

As leader[edit]

  • Red on Red (CTI, 1984)
  • Claudio! (Uptown)
  • Gemini Man (Milestone, 1988)
  • Slow Fire (Milestone, 1989)
  • Two of Swords (Candid, 1991)
  • Milestones (Candid, 1992)
  • Day Waves (JSR, 1992)
  • Jazz Turns Samba (Groovin' High, 1994)
  • Free Wheelin (Reservoir, 1994)
  • Samba Manhattan Style (Reservoir, 1995)
  • Mind Games – Live (GLM Musikverlag, 1996)
  • Claudio, Rio & Friends (Groovin' High, 1996)
  • Claudio Roditi and the Metropole Orchestra (Mons, 1996)
  • Double Standards (Reservoir, 1997)
  • Light in the Dark (Nagel Heyer, 2004)[3]
  • Impressions (Groovin' High, 2006))
  • Brazilliance (Resonance, 2009)
  • Simpatico (Resonance, 2010)
  • Bons Amigos (Resonance, 2011)

With Klaus Ignatzek, Jean-Louis Rassinfosse

  • Three for One (Nagel Heyer, 2002)
  • Light in the Dark (Nagel Heyer, 2004)
  • Smile (Nagel Heyer, 2005)
  • Reflections (Nagel Heyer, 2005)
  • For a Long Time (HGBS, 2014)

As sideman[edit]

With Greg Abate

  • Straight Ahead (Candid, 1993)
  • Bop Lives! (Blue Chip, 1996)
  • Horace Is Here (Koko, 2005)

With Michael Carvin

  • First Time (Muse, 1988)
  • Between Me and You (Muse, 1989)
  • Each One Teach One (Muse, 1994)

With Chris Connor

  • Classic (Contemporary, 1987)
  • New Again (Contemporary, 1988)

With Dizzy Gillespie

With Klaus Ignatzek

  • Don't Stop It! (Timeless, 1987)
  • Jacaranda (Timeless, 1988)
  • New Surprise (Timeless, 1989)
  • Eight Languages (1989)
  • The Answer! (Candid, 1993)
  • Silent Horns (Candid, 1995)
  • Live (Acoustic Music, 1996)
  • African Flower (Acoustic Music, 1997)
  • Today Is Tomorrow (Nabel, 2002)

With Herbie Mann

  • Sunbelt (Atlantic, 1978)
  • Mellow (Atlantic, 1981)
  • Jasil Brazz (RBI, 1987)
  • 65th Birthday Celebration (Lightyear 1997)

With Mark Murphy

  • Night Mood (Milestone, 1986)
  • I'll Close My Eyes (Muse, 1994)

With Paquito D'Rivera

  • Live at Keystone Korner (Columbia, 1983)
  • Why Not! (Columbia, 1984)
  • Explosion (Columbia, 1986)
  • Manhattan Burn (Columbia, 1987)
  • Celebration (CBS, 1988)
  • Return to Ipanema (Town Crier, 1989)
  • Who's Smoking?! (Candid, 1992)
  • La Habana-Rio-Conexion (Messidor, 1992)
  • A Night in Englewood (1994)
  • Brazilian Dreams (2002)

With Charlie Rouse

  • Cinnamon Flower (Douglas, 1977)
  • Soul Mates (Uptown, 1993)

With David Schnitter

  • Goliath (Muse, 1978)
  • Glowing (Muse, 1981)

With McCoy Tyner

With others

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yanow, Scott. "Claudio Roditi". AllMusic. Retrieved 22 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-12-01. Retrieved 2013-12-07.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Primary Instrument: Trumpet". All About Jazz. Retrieved 28 May 2015.

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